Chicago vs Cleveland Wrap - Cleveland Wins 7-2
Cleveland grabbed a 7-2 win over Chicago on Wednesday, as Danny Salazar was credited with a win at Progressive Field.
The Indians were a -290 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Cleveland got 5 1/3 innings from Danny Salazar, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Indians got 2 RBIs from Nick Swisher in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Dylan Axelrod worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alexei Ramirez in a losing cause.
Cleveland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
Cleveland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kansas City.